The city’s talkative cabbies are your guide to Beijing in Miao Wang‘s documentary. She visits the Chinese capital at a pivotal time. Beijing is about to host the summer Olympics. China is also taking its place as one of the world’s leading nations. The old guard is being replaced by a new generation of competitive hustlers. It’s getting so a man can’t even put up the “off duty” sign anymore. Life as seen through a rear-view mirror.